Category Archives: Concert Review

Concert Review: Nick Waterhouse at The Record Bar in Kansas City, MO 6/11/17

The time machine complex in music is perplexing. Sometimes bands sound ahead of their time(especially in retrospect) and sometimes it feels like a band’s sound was plucked right out of a previous decade. The latter is the case for California’s … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Lucero / The Architects at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 9/13/16

Weekday shows can be tough, especially if you live out of town. When two bands you like hook up for a show you’ve got to answer the call though. Not even the inability to see the center line of the … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Reverend Horton Heat / Unknown Hinson / Nashville Pussy / Lucky Tubb live at Knuckleheads in Kansas City 6/17/16

It was really as much a carnival as a concert. An adult carnival of course. Knuckleheads is buried deep in the train yards along the Missouri River in Kansas City and it served as a logical spot for such an … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Murder By Death / Tim Barry at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 3/31/16

Murder By Death was dubbed “the most genuine, hard working band out there” by opening act Tim Barry at The Granada in Lawrence, Kansas. Their 80 minute set later that night would do nothing to dispute the claim. They have a … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Freight Train Rabbit Killer at Muny Inn, St. Joseph, MO 3/25/16

Audiences just want something unique. Every live concert they see they don’t want to yawn my way through a set and unfortunately this happens far too often. Countless bands represent what they do on their releases perfectly adequately but fail to add anything … Continue reading

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Concert Review: The Architects at The Rendezvous in St. Joseph, MO 3/11/16

There’s one thing you need to understand when a seasoned band like The Architects makes the trek from Kansas City to play: They know what they are doing. This is apparent in every song they play. They simply take the … Continue reading

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Classic Concert Review: Scott H. Biram / AJ Gaither at The Record Bar in Kansas City, MO

The blues and country music aren’t all that far apart. They can be but their roots each run deep in the ground and tangle. Few current acts tie them together as much as Bloodshot Records’ artist Scott H Biram. He … Continue reading

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